Senior Manager, Administrative Law

Chief Legal Office

Location: Multiple locations
Classification: Executive Level 2
Work type: Permanent
Employment Status: Full-Time
Closing date: 06-Dec-2021

With ASIC you are choosing to be a part of a collegiate and stimulating organisation that's transforming Australia's financial system.

Be the change that ensures a fair, strong and efficient financial system for the benefit of all Australians.

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  • Are you looking for the opportunity to conduct high profile, challenging and rewarding administrative law litigation?
  • Do you want to lead people and work in a collegiate work environment?
  • Salary from $146,266 (depending on experience) plus up to 15.4% superannuation and a performance bonus
  • The role is open to candidates based in Melbourne and Sydney

A future with ASIC means that your work will contribute to ASIC's vision for a fair, strong and efficient financial system for all Australians. We value what you will bring. We value those with sharp, analytical minds and are open to challenging the way things are done. 

The team

The Administrative Law team is part of ASIC's in-house litigation practice.  The team is responsible for conducting Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) proceedings and Federal Court judicial review applications relating to administrative decisions made by ASIC.   The team also provides comprehensive advisory services to ASIC staff concerning administrative law matters.  The team is located within ASIC's Chief Legal Office (CLO).


The role

As a Senior Manager, you will be required to:

  • Manage, mentor and give direction to lawyers conducting administrative law litigation and have oversight of the matters being conducted by those lawyers
  • conduct your own matters in the AAT and Federal Court, including appearance work when required, and provide comprehensive advisory services to ASIC regarding administrative law matters
  • work collaboratively with other senior members of ASIC's CLO
  • provide advice and prepare responses to investigations being conducted by the Commonwealth Ombudsman.


About you

You have at least 10 to 15 years post admission experience in mid to large organisations. You also hold a Practising Certificate and are admitted to practice in the High Court, Federal Court and relevant State Supreme Court.

You possess a detailed knowledge and understanding of administrative law, practice and policy and are able to guide and coach staff members through complex scenarios.

You have a drive to make a difference by conducting a range of important and challenging administrative law litigation and helping to build ASIC's success as the national corporate, markets, financial services and consumer credit regulator.

About ASIC

ASIC is Australia's corporate, markets, financial services and consumer credit regulator. Our vision is for a fair, strong and efficient financial system for all Australians. 

A future with ASIC means that your work will contribute to achieving ASIC's vision. 

ASIC is committed to a providing a diverse and inclusive workplace where the very best talent in Australia chooses to work. Indigenous Australians are encouraged to apply as well as applicants from all backgrounds and with different abilities. 

To work with us, you need to be an Australian citizen, and be prepared to complete an ASIC Suitability and Baseline Assessment which is issued ASIC's Security team.  

View the position description for more information or click ‘apply' to start your application.

Applications for this role will close at 11:59pm on 6 December 2021

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